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Daniel Handler’s 10 Six-Word Memoirs on Love

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

As we invoke the format of a classic rock radio station, this week we’re doing our own “Countdown to Valentine’s Day,” featuring some of the best memoir moments about love in the world of SMITH. A year ago, in one of the most memorable evenings in three years of touring, 100+ people gathered at San [...]

Daniel Handler’s Last 10 Relationships, 6 Words at a Time

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, is hooked on six. Last year, when a Canadian radio station asked him to talk about the six-word memoir phenomenon (in our first book, his six-word memoir, written just as he was wrapping up his book series, is: “What? Lemony Snicket? Lemony Snicket? What?”), he wrote ten six-word memoirs on [...]

“Mexican and Jewish: I love carnitas.” (A Litquake Report)

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

“Remember to masturbate before meeting ex.”
“The psychic said I’d be richer.”
“Mexican and Jewish: I love carnitas.”
These were the sweet six-word sounds from the crowd of more than 100 people who crammed into Clarion Alley in San Francisco for SMITH Magazine’s six-word memoir slam during the world-famous Litcrawl earlier this month. We even had our [...]

Six-Word Slam at Litquake!

Friday, October 10th, 2008

SMITH is in San Francisco for Litquake, a week-long festival of readings, panels, and parties. We’re thrilled to be a part of Litquake with a Six-Word Memoir Reading & Slam this Saturday, October 11 at 8:30 in Clarion Alley, between 17th & 18th Streets, Mission and Valencia Streets. On hand will be some famous [...]

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